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For what was oil first used? Oil was initially used in burning lamps. 1. What is the purpose of the mud durin the drillin operation? It is used to control the well, lubricate the drill bit, and carry away rock particles. 2. What usuall! happens to the oil once it is brou ht to the surface? It is pumped through pipelines to a refinery. ". #ame three of the en$ironments where we look for oil. The jungle, the desert, and the sea. %. What is “Black Gold” and wh! is it i$en this name? Black gold is oil. It is given this name because it is a precious commodity. It is a valuable natural resource with limited supply.
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'emand is currentl! so hi h and increasin so rapidl! that some e8perts predict oil supplies will dr! up within fort! !ears.il was initiall! used in burnin lamps to pro$ide li ht for homes2 offices and factories. >he onl! real wa! of knowin whether oil is likel! to be present in the round is to drill a hole which is often called an e8ploration or test well. We depend upon it for products ran in from fuel to fertili<ers. Be is not onl! reliable2 but also ///////////. meters beneath the earth?s surface. =f that happens man will ha$e mana ed in a little more than one hundred and fift! !ears to use up a ift that took nature se$eral million !ears to create...Section I: English Part I 7ead the te8t below and then answer the 9uestions that follow: What is +lac. Gold. >he cost of such an e8ercise is hi h and it can run into millions of dollars and sometimes the results can be disappointin . Section I: English Part II For !uestions " to "#.nl! after the in$ention of the internal combustion en ine2 as used in cars2 did the modern .il =ndustr! de$elop as we know it. million dollars and did not produce a drop of oil. >his can sometimes mean drillin more than &. B. =t is used to control the well2 lubricate the drill bit and carries awa! rock particles which can be athered at the surface and e8amined. ... .il is such a precious commodit! that it has been called “Black old”. . Work locations ma! be e8treme@ the Aun le2 the desert and the sea are often e8plored. + well in >e8as which went to )2&. meters cost nearl! ". select the correct answer$ 1. 1ud is an all important component in the drillin process.nce oil is found then it is usuall! pumped throu h pipelines to a refiner! where it is separated into $arious products. >he ne$er endin search for “Black Gold” takes people and e9uipment all o$er the world. (. +. +n!bod! workin for an international oil related compan! ma! find themsel$es in a countr! where lan ua e2 climate2 food2 customs and habits are totall! different to their own. is intelli ent and creatin intelli ent and creati$e intelli ence and creatin to be intelli ent and creati$e Revised : 18/03/02 Page 6 of 28 OFS Recruiting . 0uch are the man! challen es for a man and his machine in the search for Black Gold. '.
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(. B. take takes is taken will take 1). choose the correct tense for the verbs in brackets$ 1&. +. '. (. = usuall! o b! train2 but this weekend = am oin b! bus. =t 5take6 lon er but it costs less. '. +. Be keeps lookin at his watch. '. +.For !uestions "&'(#. B. B. (. = 5not think6 !our brother is enAo!in the part!. doesn?t think didn?t think don?t think am not thinkin 1*. +. B. '. (. +.. repairin repaired is repaired bein repaired 2.. +t present =?m ha$in m! t!pewriter 5repair6. = 5interest6 in learnin forei n lan ua es. is bein is is to be will be 1. (. B. '. >he hall 5be6 painted at the moment2 so it isn?t lookin its best. interested am interested am interestin interestin Revised : 18/03/02 Page of 28 OFS Recruiting .
four words or phrases have been underlined in each sentence. >o Dohn2 as well as = 2 it is e8tremel! beneficial to make friends with people from A + $ other countries and to ask them about their cultures.For !uestions (" to (%. 0he was probabl! so disappointed in m! not keepin the appointment and she A + $ didn?t e$en reet me when = came the followin da!. # Revised : 18/03/02 Page 10 of 28 OFS Recruiting . # 22. # 2-. Before makin a plan for the weekend2 most people listen to the weather forecast A + e$en thou h the! know hardl! nothin about the factors that affect the weather. 21. which is incorrect in standard written *nglish. $ # 2". )lease choose the one word or phrase. Bad he followed the doctor?s ad$ice and taken all the medicine re ularl!2 the A + $ doctor would not ha$e looked an r! at him. >he circumstances under which the operation took place were unbelie$able in that A + $ the doctor didn?t e$en usin antiseptic. # 2%.
.* cm2 '. 1... *&) al '.. 12.1%1& π 1ft F ". minutes B. ft2 2.k4a wei ht of fresh water *.meters in hei ht knowin that it will hold 2. 21)*.ft2 +.1 m" &. 1. 2 ft2 '.. What is the area of a ri htHan le trian le with dimensions of "ft b! "ft? B.m" (.. "2*1 al -.%* centimeters 1 ft F 12 inches 1k F 2. %. )*.liters " 1 ft F ). 1%. 2.2 lbs 1 in F 2..-% centimeters 1 al F ".* m" +. What is the total capacit! in allons of a rectan ular tank . .e sure to ans&er using the correct /NITS0 (on$ersion Enits: F ".&1% ft" 1 psi F . minutes '. 2. ". 2% ft2 (. 1*. al (.)*. . 1* ft2 +. centimeters2 what is the surface area in cm2? B. What is the $olume in cubic meters of a c!linder with a hei ht of 2 meters and a diameter of 1. ft2 (. liters per foot? B. Gi$en the diameter of a circle is 1.cm2 (. What is the area of a rectan le with dimensions of &ft b! %ft? B. cm2 +.%* al 1 bbl F %2 al 1 bbl F -. Bow much time in minutes will it take to fill a tank that can hold &&. *&).. 1.ft2 ".m" '. minutes Revised : 18/03/02 Page 11 of 28 OFS Recruiting .. 1. a." minutes +. &2..Section II: athe!atics .cm2 %. al +. %. allons if we are fillin it at "" allons per hour? (.meters? B. 1 ft2 '...."" pp +rea of a circle F π r2 Golume of c!linder F π r2h 1..1%.
%-2-%." minutes Questions 1. -. 2%". What is the total $olume of the tank in cubic feet? +...lbs 1%. %%2. 2. &2& als Revised : 18/03/02 Page 12 of 28 OFS Recruiting .ft" 12. %2%. "** als B.& ft" 1". ..2&. 1*.k . 2-%.k +....22&& lbs '. ft lon and wei hs .1 ft" '. &)*. als (..1). 1* minutes '. What is the $olume of water in cubic ft in the tank if a measure stick indicates the water surface is & feet below the top of the tank? +.J? +. lbs *. ft" '. ".. %2%. %.ft" B. What is the $olume of li9uid in cubic feet if we fill the tank to one foot hi h? +. *%). ").% ft" (. lbs per ft of hei ht? +.1 ft" 11. kmIhr to tra$el 2) kilometers? B..1 ft" '.. 12)2. 1&21-1 lbs '. 1&*&. What is the wei ht in pounds of the tank2 as in the abo$e case2 if the tank itself wei hs 2." minutes +.2). lbs (. minutes (. 2-. 2*. 22121 als '.2 ft" B. 1.. &"2%2% lbs B. What is the wei ht in kilo rams of a strin of pipe that is 112-.. Bow much time in minutes will it take a car dri$in at .. 1).refer to the followin : + tank is a $ertical c!linder with inside diameter of &ft and a hei ht of 1-ft: 1. "22". 11". Bow much water in allons would ha$e to be remo$ed to reduce the total wei ht of the tank plus water2 as in the abo$e case2 b! 2."" pounds per inch? B. psi? B.. k '. k (.* ft" (.).. 122-&& lbs +. What is the force in pounds e8erted upwards on a piston with a diameter of % inches if a au e indicates the internal pressure in the c!linder is 1. H 1.ft" (.. %222%1 lbs (.2) ft" B. 1..
J of total wei ht6 is remo$ed? +. 1). 1. ! F -8 K (. ! F -8 H1" '. a2 K 2ab K b2 HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH a2 L b2 (. % '. H2 B. ). a2 K 2ab K b2 HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH a 2 K b2 '. =f 8 F ! L .) ft (. ). 4erform the followin operation: 5a K b6 5a K b6 HHHHHHHH 8 HHHHHHHH F 5a L b6 5a K b6 +.. ! F 28 K " Revised : 18/03/02 Page 13 of 28 OFS Recruiting ." '.2 and ! L % F 1.* ft 1&. K(. 12.1 ft '. HB.% ft B. 1 '. K2 (. +.1-. Find the e9uation of a strai ht line passin throu h the point + 5"226 and ha$in a radient of mF-. + and B 1.2 8 F ? +. + and B 1*. =f 5282 H 26 2 F 122 then 8 F ? +.. a 2 K b2 HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH a2 L b2 B. 1* (. ! F "8 L 2 B.. %& B. 2. . =f 8 K 1% F "22 then 8 F ? +. a2 L 2ab L b2 HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH a2 K b2 2. What would be the new le$el of the water2 as measured from the top of the tank2 if the water in the abo$e case 5e9ui$alent of 2.
% m6. %. psi 2.psi B. =ndicate the resultant force2 ma nitude2 and direction: -> +.. )> 12> B.> (.> Revised : 18/03/02 Page 14 of 28 OFS Recruiting . "". psi 521 k Icm26 and the le$el of the water 5B6 is ). .Section III: echanical M1 #2 B B2. 2" k Icm2 (. +. ) > (.2% > B.. psi '.2% > '. =ndicate the resultant force2 ma nitude and direction: "> "> +. For the tank shown abo$e what is the pressure in psi measured at au e M2 if: the pressure at au e M1 is ". "1. 1) > '. ". M2 1. ft 521. . %. 1) > ".
%. ".ft &.). 1.22 > -. . 1".. lbs N lbs 2ft . >rue B.2* > '. For the s!stem shown below2 what force should be applied at N for the s!stem to be in e9uilibrium? 1. For an! i$en le$er2 the shorter the le$er2 the reater the liftin power. 2.. * lbs ) lbs "ft B. +. 2) > B.2. =ndicate the resultant force2 ma nitude and direction: "> 1"> %> 2> -> +.ft & lbs "ft B. False Revised : 18/03/02 Page 15 of 28 OFS Recruiting . 11 lbs ). lbs 11 lbs '. For the s!stem shown below2 what should the distance N be for the s!stem to be in e9uilibrium? & lbs "ft +. 11. ft ) lbs 2ft (. 2. &. ".ft (.1* > (.ft * lbs Nft '.lbs -ft +.
lbs (. Oess than the wei ht of the bod! 39ual to the wei ht of the bod! 1ore than the wei ht of the bod! #ot enou h information pro$ided .F . 2*22*. lbs B. F ..2. )-2.%& lbs (. %.F . 1. lbsIft ? +. =f the ma8imum crane loadin on member + is %. lbs '... lbs 1.lbs Revised : 18/03/02 Page 16 of 28 OFS Recruiting . What is the $alue of F if the tor9ue is -. lbs 51*21%. "%2112 lbs B. *. (.21%.) B %-P cos 1.*.). + bod! is floatin in seawater with 2I" of its $olume abo$e the surface.P cos %.1)% + +."" lbs '..*sin 1. 2. ".. (onsider the crane liftin the load shown.. B. '.). 1. F .. k 6 as a bendin limit2 calculate the hea$iest load that can be lifted.) sin %. >he wei ht of the displaced water is? +.
k . 1m 2m 4 +..11. 1 and 2 are oin down 1 oes up and 2 oes down 1 and 2 are oin up 1 oes down and 2 oes up Revised : 18/03/02 Page 17 of 28 OFS Recruiting . 1. '.* k (. k '. -. 2. (. For the s!stem to be in e9uilibrium2 what is the mass of 4 in pounds? >he mass at the other end of the beam is .lb B. =f the motor 1 rotates in the direction shown b! the arrow2 what is oin on ? +. B. none of these 12.
=f 4 sinks in B2 it will sink in + also. b. Revised : 18/03/02 Page 18 of 28 OFS Recruiting . >hese " wells ha$e been drilled with a mud of specific ra$it! of 1. =f 4 floats in li9uid B2 it ma! or ma! not float in +2 dependin on the densit! of 4.1". What is oin to happen ? +. #one of the abo$e answers are correct. (. B.2. '. =f 4 floats in li9uid +2 it will also float in B. c. Well + Well B Well ( +ll three will ha$e e9ual bottom hole pressure 1%. '. =n which well +2 B or (2 will the hi hest h!drostatic bottom hole pressure be recorded ? a.rIcm". =f the densit! of + is reater than the densit! of B.
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B. )2. .. '. +t what speed in 741 must rotate the motor 1 to allow the hammer to knock an$il N twice per second2 takin into consideration the ear bo8 7 whose ratio inletI outlet is -I1? +.&... (.2.1-. >he be$el ear + has ). Revised : 18/03/02 Page 20 of 28 OFS Recruiting . teeth2 be$el ear B 1%. 2%.2 ( 11%2 and ' %-&. >he diameter of the pulle! 3 F Q diameter of pulle! F. 1.
ohms '.. G F =7 2. ohms B. + -..hm?s law? B."" G ". =f the resistor below is 1. ohms Revised : 18/03/02 Page 21 of 28 OFS Recruiting . 2. 7 F G= 7 F %Ω (alculate G '.. G F =I7 (. What is the e9uation for . 2-. . & G (. 2% G '. 2. ohms and the $olta e drop is 22.. =n direct current = F "+ B. 2% G +. =f 71F2k ohms2 72F1k ohms2 7"F2k ohms and 7%F2k ohms2 what is the e9ui$alent resistance of the circuit? 71 72 7" 7% +..Section I": Electrical 1.. 12 G What becomes G if we use 2 resistors of %Ω in parallel? B. 1.22 + B.&& G %. & G +.2 + '. = F G7 +. (. 2. 22 + = (. $olts2 what is the current =? 7 G +. 2. ohms (. 1-. 12 G '. 22-.
F >o re$erse the direction of rotation in a "hp2 +( motor we must: (han e round all three wires c!clicall!. ohms (. (han e round an! two wires (annot chan e direction of rotation. 2. )1%.12. ohms .F (. 2F ). -)*.ohms '. sta! same '. no $olta e Revised : 18/03/02 Page 22 of 28 OFS Recruiting . '. For the circuit shown below2 if GF"*.. B.. *. will? B. decrease 1.. =f (1F&F2 (2F1F2 ("F1F and (%F1F2 what is the e9ui$alent capacitance of the circuit shown below? (1 (2 (" (% +. +.. stop +. ).F '. 2. &-. 12 G What will be the output $olta e of two 12G batteries connected in B. (.G+( and the bulb is rated at 1). 2% G '.). B.2.&. increase (.. & G (. 1.G+(2 -W2 what is the resistance 7 that should be connected in series to the bulb? 7 G Bulb +. (han e switch position2 ie “on” deHen er i<ed and “off” ener i<ed to et the re$ersed direction. ohms =f we increase the $olta e across a '( motor2 then the motor speed B. series? +.
ohms2 and 7%F2. What will be the output $olta e of two 12G batteries connected in parallel? +.. 1. 2% G '. ohms2 7"F2. 12. & G (. m+ Revised : 18/03/02 Page 23 of 28 OFS Recruiting . m+ (. =n the circuit shown below what is the current if the batteries are 12G each2 71F2.. ohms2 72F1.11. &&.. m+ B. . m+ '. no $olta e 12. 12 G B.&. ohms? 71 72 K H = K H 7" 7% +.
B. (hoice B (.Section ": General Find the ri ht choice in the followin : 1. (hoice ( B ( '. (hoice + ". (hoice ' ' is to as is to + +. Block + 2. (hoice ' ' Revised : 18/03/02 Page 24 of 28 OFS Recruiting . Block ( '. (hoice + B. Block B (. Block ' as is to + +. Which block has to be remo$ed to be able to pull the bolt to the left and open the door? ' B + ( +. (hoice B (. is to B. (hoice ( B ( '.
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(. >he fi$e co s are turnin in the same direction and at the same speed. '.nl! 1emor! 7eal . + and B B B. Which two will clash at a i$en moment? + +. '. '.utput 1emor! 7ead . B. (omputer 4rocessin Enit (omputer 4rocedure Etilit! (entral 4rocessin Enit (entral 4ower Enit Revised : 18/03/02 Page 27 of 28 OFS Recruiting . (. =n computer Aar on2 what do !ou understand b! 7+1? +. =n computer Aar on2 what do !ou understand b! (4E? +.1? +. 7ead +ccess 1emor! 7andom +ccess 1emor! 7eal +ccess 1emor! 7andom +c9uired 1emor! 11. ' and 3 1. =n computer Aar on2 what do !ou understand b! 7. ( and ' ' 3 '.utput 1emor! 12.. B. B. B and ( ( (.. (..nl! 1emor! 7andom . 7ead .
(hoice ( '. (hoice + B. What are two safet! precautions that should be taken before dri$in !our car? 5+nswer in !our own words on the +nswer 0heet6 Revised : 18/03/02 Page 28 of 28 OFS Recruiting . (hoice ' 1%.1". Which ball is the most dense? +. >here are % balls of the same si<e in a container filled with water. (hoice B (.